OBITUARY: Shirley Kathleen Kirk, of Kirk’s Feed Store in Olde Burien
Shirley Kathleen Kirk, born November 11th, 1919 to Albert and Eva Taylor, passed away peacefully at home on October 27th, 2014.
Shirley was preceded in death by her husband Sylvan F. Kirk. She is survived by 3 sons. Charles Kirk (Polly) Richard (Darlene) and Michael (Debbie). She had 10 Grandchildren and 9 Great-grandchildren. She is also survived by a sister Virginia Bates, a nephew(Jim) and a Niece(Sydney).
Shirley and her husband were owners of the old Kirk’s Feed Store located in Olde Burien for 37 years. Shirley was also a nurse in the Army and retired as a nurse from Boeing in 1985. After retirement she and her husband enjoyed traveling the world. She was very active in her church and different Bible studies. She was very well known in her community as a Prayer Warrior. She was an avid walker of 3 miles every day which she used in prayer. If you met her… you were immediately on her prayer list. She had a very strong personal relationship with her Lord and Savior Jesus Christ. Her faith carried her through to her final days. She had such courage and strength and was confident the Lord would see her through to her final breath. She is forever with the Lord in heaven,a place He prepared especially for her. John 14; 1-3 1″Let not your heart be troubled; believe in God, believe also in Me. 2 “In My Father’s house are many dwelling places; if it were not so, I would have told you; for I go to prepare a place for you. 3 “And if I go and prepare a place for you, I will come again, and receive you to Myself; that where I am, there you may be also. She was so loved and she will be missed by all who knew her.
A memorial service is planned for December 13th, Saturday at 3pm, held at Fellowship Bible Church.
In lieu of flowers the family would like all donations given to either New Hope Health Center or Fellowship Bible Church. 15880 Military Rd. So. Tukwila, WA. 98188